BCS Certificate in Data Management Essentials — A 4 day course

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Retired Course; no longer available


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This course prepares candidates to sit the examination for the Certificate in Data Management Essentials.

The course comprises short and focused lecture sessions with exercises to practise appropriate techniques.

Discussion of the problems and issues experienced by attendees will be encouraged.


This course will enable delegates to:

Suitable For

This course is aimed at all staff who wish to gain the BCS Certificate in Data Management Essentials.


There are no prerequisites for this course but it is expected that participants will be active in data management.


The course will finish with a one hour examination. Candidates who are awarded a pass for the examination are awarded the BCS Certificate in Data Management Essentials.


This course has been retired and is no longer available.


Data and the enterprise

What is data management?

Basic data modelling, including an introduction to normalisation

Corporate data modelling

Data definition and naming


Data quality

Database administration

Repository administration

The management of data management

Industry trends and their effect on data management

Current data management themes